Ceratina acantha

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Ceratina acantha, I_ADG12
Adalbert Goertz

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Ceratina acantha (Apidae) - male - in Colorado Springs Foothills, Old Goldcamp Road at Trailhead 16, 6600 Ft, El Paso County, Colorado, USA; May 23, 2006; Size: L = 6.5 mm (male). Found on Rhus trilobata - Trilobed Sumac. Ceratina relies on Rhus branches for nest-building. Note the facemarks (clypeus).

title Ceratina acantha
country United States
state/province CO
county El Paso
city/place Old Goldcamp Road at Trailhead 16, 6600 Ft
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 38.9_-104.7
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20060523
plant/host/prey Rhus trilobata - Trilobed Sumac
best guess identification Ceratina acantha

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